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Author | Healthy Living | December 11, 2017

There was a time, less than a year ago, when David Shankel wanted to die. He and his wife, Patsy, came to Castle Peak Senior Life and Rehabilitation Center in Eagle following individual stays in the hospital after they both had gotten very sick. While Patsy, sadly, passed away in March, Shankel is still very […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Healthy Living | July 6, 2017

Over thirty years ago, Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., a former surgeon, researcher and clinician at the Cleveland Clinic began a ground-breaking program in which he put men and women with advanced coronary disease on a plant-based, oil-free diet. His program was based on a revolutionary idea that we could do away with the heart-disease […]

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Heather Hower | Healthy Living |

When Brenda Hawkins starts getting ready to set out for a run, which she does several times a week no matter the weather, Bella positively dances with excitement. A run for Bella, the dog, is just as important as a run for Brenda. “She knows what clothes I run in and she follows me around […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Dining , Dining and Nightlife , Featured Stories , Healthy Living | July 20, 2016

Back in the day, talk of someone being a vegetarian conjured up visions of an emaciated, pale looking person who probably lived in or was from California, of course, and didn’t know anything about eating properly. We were all happily eating our deep fried chicken, country-fried steaks and ball-park hot dogs. Winds up that those hippies were right on. […]

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Cassie Pence | Healthy Living | December 20, 2015

In last summer’s blockbuster hit Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation, Tom Cruise impressed moviegoers by doing his own stunts, most notably the one where he hung from the side of an Airbus while the aircraft took off over the UK. Remarkable, yes, but what really impressed me is how the 52-year-old actor has seemingly stopped […]

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Kari Corbin | Dining , Healthy Living , Special Vail Valley Recipes | December 19, 2015

While most people are tucked under the covers, listening only to the dream voices of their subconscious, Molly Harrison’s world is filled with the dull roar of ovens and a steady stream of NPR news, punctuated every 40 minutes by a timer. Ding! That 150 pounds of ciabatta dough better be ready for its first […]

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Douglas Mayeda, M.D. | Healthy Living | December 18, 2015

‘Back to the Future’ or H.G. Wells Classic of the Time machine to predict the future maybe in front of us after all. Altitude at 8,200-11,000 feet not only may present a Rocky Mountain high from the standpoint of hypoxia, but the euphoria from unparalleled beauty of the views and landscape that nature provides. The […]

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CarsonPierce | Healthy Living |

It’s a laid-back afternoon at your go-to watering hole after a long, crisp, bluebird day on the mountain. You’re relaxing with friends and a few drinks on the patio just before dusk, regaling each other (and maybe a few amused passerby) with stories of powder days past. There was that one morning nearly a decade […]

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Ryan Richards | Healthy Living | June 5, 2015

Here we go again. Another opinion on arguably the biggest uncertainty in modern culture that affects most adults across our nation. Yes, the proverbial “diet” culture that plagues the average American with confusion, ambiguity and, of course, the maddening assault hasn’t put a dent into our expanding waistlines. Let’s get one thing very clear – […]

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Author | Healthy Living | February 22, 2015

Think about it. When was the last time you went on a vacation and were totally present? If it’s been in the last ten years, I applaud you! These days, most people can’t seem to unplug – even for a weekend! They just can’t seem to get off the grid. If they’re not on their iPad or computer, they’re […]

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